Predicting Discharge and Sediment flux of the Po River, Italy since the Last Glacial Maximum

  1. Poppe de Boer3,
  2. George Postma3,
  3. Kees van der Zwan4,
  4. Peter Burgess4 and
  5. Peter Kukla5
  1. Albert J. Kettner and
  2. James P. M. Syvitski

Published Online: 9 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303131.ch7

Analogue and Numerical Modelling of Sedimentary Systems: From Understanding to Prediction

Analogue and Numerical Modelling of Sedimentary Systems: From Understanding to Prediction

How to Cite

Kettner, A. J. and Syvitski, J. P. M. (2008) Predicting Discharge and Sediment flux of the Po River, Italy since the Last Glacial Maximum, in Analogue and Numerical Modelling of Sedimentary Systems: From Understanding to Prediction (eds P. de Boer, G. Postma, K. van der Zwan, P. Burgess and P. Kukla), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303131.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Utrecht University, Netherlands

  2. 4

    Shell Research, Rijswijk, Netherlands

  3. 5

    Aachen University, Germany

Author Information

  1. Environmental Computation and Imaging Facility, INSTAAR, University ofColorado, Boulder, CO 80309-0450, USA

  1. INSTAR, University ofColorado, P.O. Box 450, Boulder, CO 80309, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 NOV 2008

Book Series:

  1. Special Publication Number 40 of the International Association of Sedimentologists

Book Series Editors:

  1. Isabel Montanez

Series Editor Information

  1. University of California, Davis, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405189309

Online ISBN: 9781444303131

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Keywords:

  • predicting discharge and sediment flux of the Po River, Italy;
  • water subroutine;
  • model using equilibrium line altitude (ELA);
  • sediment subroutine;
  • Younger Dryas (YD) and significant rapid climate-change event;
  • HydroTrend - viable model for predicting Po River flux of water and sediment under modern conditions;
  • Late Pleistocene ice-sheet in Alps reached during Würm LGM

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Geological Setting

  • Hydro Trend Methodology

  • Discussion: Hydro Trend Long-Term Simulation Results

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • References